Wednesday, August 26, 2015

US TV Reporter & Camera Man Killed by Gunman During Live Broadcast

A shooting on live television has left a reporter and a cameraman dead in Moneta, Virginia.
According to abc news, Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were killed in the field during a live news segment on Wednesday morning, while working for WDBJ-TV, a CBS affiliate serving the Roanoke-Lynchburg television market.

The shooting took place at Bridgewater Plaza, a recreational facility with shops, restaurants, a mini golf course and boat rentals.
An anchor at the station, Chris Hurst took to Twitter to reveal his shock about the news, and also revealed that he and Parker were making plans to get married.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliff, says he doesn’t believe the suspect is a terrorist. Rather, he says the individual was probably a disgruntled employee.
Policemen are currently in pursuit of the suspect on Highway 64, and have described him as “distraught.”

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